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HLN
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
this morning, i'm guessing. >>> people in india are getting the keys to the cheapest car in the world. how i remember this. what does it mean for the u.s. auto industry. clark howard breaks down how the new car might help your wallet in the future. >> the nano car, the world's cheapest automobile is now in people's driveways in india. this car you can buy in india for $2500. that's right a full four-door car seats four people you like a fifth you don't, is now available and selling like crazy. you may wonder, why am i telling you about a car that's only available in india? big news, this car just passed the european union safety and crash test, a car somewhat similar to ours and europeans are already buzzing they're going to be able to buy a car, even with the modifications for european will end up being somewhere around $3500. what about us? i want you to know, for us, this is a clear trend that we are going to see, in the next few years, cars cheaper than you ever imagined, about the price of a motorcycle. i'm clark howard. for more ways to save, go to cnn do cn cnn.come/clarkhoward. >> cl
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 2:00am EDT
blake and i were in india recently and the indians are a major factor in the region. they're the dominant power. improveb -- improving u.s.-indian relations ha been a continual goal of the last three u.s.strations, all which i think have been successful in that regard, starting with president clinton's trip in 2000. i will keep the indians fully informed and i have an indian counterpart who i keep fully informed in india. >> ok. going to open it up. [unaudible question] >> i'm not going to stand so i don't block the cameras. >> please identify yourself. >> martha raddatz from abc news. ambassador holebook i know you want to talk about the civilian side of this. >> but you don't? >> but the security is so intergind. tell me how that is affecting what you're trying to do, what kind of a hindrance that is, what hads to happen in order for you to succeed and as part of that i want to sigh that a lot of people i talk to, civilians in afghanistan complain that they really can't go outside the wire in certain areas because of the security. >> you mean the americans? >> yes. >> le
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. they looked at the impact of floods in countries like india and parts of asia, what it would have on neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as our most important life support system and the vehicle through which we'll feel the impacts of climate change whether it's drought, desertification, seasonality of rivers, where before they ran year-round, all of that is going to change the world as we know it. host: we will get to viewer phone calls in a moment. i want to give folks a look at some of what blue august is about on planet green this month. here's a look. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cen
FOX
Aug 16, 2009 4:00am EDT
of course have got the india situation. >> yes. >> and the drought over there affecting their crop. >> the yes. >> the bottom line is once we work our way into harvest it will be really tough with the kind of numbers we have for wheat and corn to put any upward mobility on price. a stopping bias to the downside. it will be really tough to overcome that on the corn and wheat side for right now. you know, beans are kind of, you know, they are that crop that could make some upward headway under the right circumstances. >> certainly the volatile crop. >> well, yes, very volatile, of course. that's their history. but their situation is the best of all. >> i want to go to gregg and get his comments on that, too. he is sitting there listening to you and not smiling and nodding at everything that you said. >> no. no. [ laughter ] >> well, we do have this poor monsoon going on right now. but there is -- it looks like there is a good possibility that could change here over the next week or two, at least for the meteorologist that i use. it is about ten days out but he is really comfortable t
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 2:00am EDT
they looked at the impact of a flood in countries like india and and parts of asia, and neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as are most of will and life support system and the vehicle through which we will feel the impact of climate change, weather drought or desertification, floods, rising sea levels, melting glaciers, seasonality of rivers creag before they ran year round. all of that is absolutely going to change the world as we know it. host: with we'll get to your phone calls. we have folks waiting. i did want to give folks a look at what's blue august is about. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cent
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
'd bng in ladies shoes from india at $5 you'd add a dollar on for the insurance and freight and you'd sell them by the container loads on duane street in new york city and your income statement would be $150,000 in revenue. your cost of goods sold would be 130, your gross profit would be 20 and your fixed profit would be 12 and you would make $8,000 before tax and that was my business model. and that comme by that child in 1982 has been what i've been thinking about almost nonstop for the last 27 years. how do you teach capitalism? how do you teach ownership? how do you teach people to control financial assets, their time and their thoughts. people who have been excluded from the system. people that have not been given a chance to participate in markets and in capitalism and instead many times have had markets used against them by accident. that's what i've been thinking about, for the '80s, for the next 7 1/2 years i rotated around it. i went to very difficult schools. i worked on one thing over and over again to develop a course, to develop a teaching methodology and lesson plans
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 12:30am EDT
to call this glass new. it goes back to the origins of world trade to the east india company and hudson bay company. there is nothing particularly new to be a fruitless soldier and diplomat or preacher or businessman or woman for decades ibm employees have said the initial stand for i have been moved. what is new, the relos themselves, the breadwinners -- i will start -- what is new is growth in numbers of corporate relos, a figure i estimate to be about 10 million people, that is the breadwinners themselves and their families and how that has grown with the growth of the american economy. american foreign trade to cite a statistical the goods and services we buy and sell abroad has leaped from about $400 million in 1970 to over 3 trillion now as companies american and foreign compete. they need people to carry their banner and build business far from home. you've not heard the word reloville because i made it up. it is about workers and families frequently relocating, they are see real long-distance movers. the word relos originated among agents who specialize in catering to them. relo
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 5:00pm EDT
of people, people from india, for example. >> that's probably the biggest town hashlgs but when you have people from around the world, log on to twitter or facebook or cnn.com, that is a the biggest town hall you can have and the biggest conversation. are you hearing anything from the administration? >> well, they have all our e-mails but we haven't heard back. i have friend, by the way, in the administration. >> and they're aware of if. >> they are aware of it. they do follow it. there isn't anything by the way, insidious about it. they have their view about how to do health care. but they do acknowledge there are difference of opinion. >> overall, as pie said, i talked to you guys about this, when the media comes out and they see like signs or screaming or yelling or someone with a gun, that's what the pictures are going to be and ultimately it distracts from the real issue on this. online is a way really to get past all of that and to get people's real concerns about what is going on. do you think that there are great ideas that are coming from the social media that we are not hearing
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2009 7:00pm EDT
in india and japan, after two strong earthquakes at sea. one just south of tokyo bay. another even stronger quake hitting just off the coast of india. japanese authorities shut down two nuclear reactors and bullet train service as a precaution. right now, they're carrying out intensive safety checks and inspections, but so far, no major damage or injuries have been reported. >>> in new york city, divers have found the body in the wreckage of a small plane at the bomb of the hudson river, it collided with a helicopter on saturday, resulting in nine deaths. the body is pinned in the wreckage and cannot be recovered right now. the plane could be lifted from the river as early as tomorrow. >>> on wall street, stocks retreated today, as investors locked in profits after a four-week rally. the dow jones industrial averages down 32 points, the s&p 500 lost three, and the nasdaq finished eight points lower. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome to "hardball." south carolina governor, mark sanford, may have more trouble right now, "associated press" reporter jim davinport wroed wrote this -- >>> gover
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 12:00am EDT
will not tone it down we are miracle whip >>> tsunami warnings have been lifted in india and japan after two strong earthquakes at sea. one of them was just south of tokyo bay. another even stronger quake hitting off the case of india. japanese authorities shut down two nuclear reactors and bullet train service as a precaution number major damage or serious injuries have been reported. nnchts new york city, divers have found the body and wreckage of a small plane at the bottom of the hudson river. that is the plane that collided with a sight seeing helicopter on saturday resulting in nine deaths. divers say the body is pinned in the wreckage. authorities hope to lift the plane from the water later today. meanwhile in, capitol hill, house leaders are scrapping plans to spend $330 million on new high end jets for senior officials. instead, they're asking for only $220 million to replace a handful of older jets that they say have safety and maintenance issues. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome back to "hardball." south carolina governor mark sanford may have more trouble right now. associated
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2009 7:00am EDT
wonder because they are on the other side of pakistan. it would be a good strategic movement if india made the move towards bin laden, if he is still alive. another question, perhaps we are already monitoring bin laden? perhaps our intelligence has him on the phone all the time? could that be possible? guest: i wish it were, but it would speak to some kind of nefarious plot. if he were on the phone and we have not killed him. if we are listening to him on the phone we can geo-locate him and he would be yesterday's news. so, i seriously doubt we're listening to him. secondly, part of the problem we have in afghanistan is we have already allowed a large indian presence, both economically, and they are doing a lot of construction with people dressed as civilians but who are really military engineers. people in the u.s. do not realize the degree of paranoia between two nuclear-armed countries, pakistan and india. to allow an indian military forces into pakistan would turn the pakistan knees entirely away from us. -- the pakistanis away from us. it is interesting as an idea, but in the lon
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
night live alumnus chris kattan starring in a new ifc miniseries called bollywood hero. he goes to india to star in a movie. look at your moves, chris kattan. how did you learn those moves, by the way? >> those moves took me about seven years to learn. >> come on. >> no. seven weeks. >> you really went to india to shoot this? >> we shot in on location in mumbai, india. i went there for ten weeks. >> had you been before? >> no, it was an experience. >> quite the cultural shock. >> it was. but after ten weeks you get used to it. it is very beyond. it was intense but this was such a great, great project to do. it was just so much fun. as you said, i play a heightened version of myself. i go over there to break into the movies there. >> what do they make over you? >> in reality or on the show? >> in both. >> they're nice. they like me. i smile. >> how about in the movie? >> the movie? this movie? >> he gets the girl in the movie. >> yeah, i get the girl. it is actually a miniseries. three parts on ifc thursday, friday and saturday. >> that's not the girl you get, is it? >> no, that's the gra
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
by the inhabit tants of countries as far flown as nigeria, egypt, mesopotamia, turkey, india, china, greece, united kingdom, north america, south america including the greenland eskis. in fact, the two vernacular words that survid in plato's description of atlantis were found to be in sound and meaning -- were found in sound and me meang to have been directly derived from the language environment. so too were 90% of words used by adam andis household especially names of people and places. and there are many. our research includes the origin and meanings of symbols used in every religion and sacd literature all over the world. in these we found that hebrew bible, the kabbalah of the hebrews and the chinese, the hindus and the recently discovered egyptian christian bible was of immense importance in revealing lost knowledge. wherever we looked we found evidence confirming the claims by geneticsists that all mankind came from sub-harrah africa. and it was previously believed that adam and eve were descended from east african lucy. our findings revealed it was not east african but a nigeria are
FOX
Aug 2, 2009 4:00am EDT
the head honcho in the grain market. we mentioned before. we talked about brick countries, brazil, india, china. they're pulling on the demand side of things. brazil and russia are trying to push forward on the supply side. again, i think the u.s. is still relatively unchallenged. we've seen brazil pickup on the beans to make u.s. and brazil even up. by corn, u.s. is far and -- >> do you have a dollar if i go ?iewr. >> absolutely. we recognize when the dollar made its top, commodities made its bottom. when the commodities make the top, -- china still the price driver still continues to stockpile. i look at it instead of being the four bricks, i look at the brax, brazil, russia, australia, canada, china, commodity countries. that's where the emerging marketing -- markets are foe cushion. that's where the world investors is -- investor is going. >> thank you trevan vr -- thank you very much for being here. we'll be back with more "u.s. farm report" in a moment. >>> trying to locate new or used equipment? my machinery.com has the largest listing of classifieds anywhere on the web. whatever
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
the economy, reduce the number of jobs, weaken the businesses, guarantee that china and india will outcompete us in of the world market and the only alternative to that is real change. you're not going to be able to get cleverly from here to a better future, as long as the system, whether it's at the state level or the federal level is dominated by structures of special interest, whose entire future is a function of bigger bureaucracies, more spending and higher taxes, so i hope i've at least made 18 nibble case that what we need is a dramatic level of change. what i would like to do is take a five minute break and come back for c-span, but i appreciate you giving us this much time to outline the initials, and then we'll start with questions right after the break. [applause] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> our liver coverage of this forum on the government budget process will continue in a moment. former house speaker newt gingrich will take questions from the audience an we'll continue our live coverage in just a moment. in the meantime, here's a conversation about the
HLN
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
people injured. the first earthquake was a magnitude 7.6 in indian ocean near india's andaman islands. the second quake was a 6.5 magnitude near tokyo. tsunami warnings issued but later taken back. >>> the same state senator called for sanford to resign after having an affair and now this republican calls for sanford to resign after book in first class flights to european. and he says they are wrong. >>> police are looking for man holding a gown a woman's head during a bank robbery. it shows the man pointing a gun toward a teller and threatens to take a customer hostage. the woman was able to get away but the suspect did take some money. >>> talk about somehow getting lost in translation. secretary state hillary clinton got angry during a q&a session with congolese university student. the student speaking in french asked what president obama would think about chinese financial contracts with congo. but the translator apparently made a mistake and asked secretary clinton what mr. clinton would think. that didn't go over very well. >> you want me to tell you what my husband thinks? my h
HLN
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
promoting a film about racial profiling. people were really upset about this in india. the indian government said it is taking this up with the u.s. embassy there. a u.s. customs official told the associated press that the questioning was part of a routine process. >>> a group the veterans got the welcome they missed when they returned home from vietnam. this special ceremony was held at ft. campbell, kentucky. many vets say when they originally came back from vietnam, they were often met with angry protestors and not welcome home ceremonies. a spokesman for ft. campbell says he hopes there are more ceremonies like this one at other bases. >>> a possible tornado ripped up trees and tossed around cars. this is in southern florida. according to local reports, 23 homes in cape coral were damaged. there were also three fires because of lightning. neighbors met yesterday cleaning up the damage. >> the power was out. we couldn't close the garage door and stuff was flying in the garage and sucking out of the garage. it was crazy. >> as everything swirled and slapped around, things were over here. t
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 6:00am EDT
energy independence. >> guest: the united states could develop not just ourselves but for china, india, europe and japan if we could develop a hydrogen economy and we could return petroleum to been primarily a petrochemical feedstock for plastics unit overnight change the balance of power and you would have an enormous shift away from men as well, saudi arabia, iran, iraq, russia and that would be much healthier for the world at large. >> host: this next caller has a question about energy virginia. >> caller: mr. speaker, i have a comment and question and you just partially answered it. seems to me that high standards of living are directly related to our energy consumption and the question is, how do we achieve achieve energy along with conservation and at the same time finding new energy sources? >> guest: q2 simultaneously for things. first you go and strengthen subsidize renewals, solar, wind, and biofuels because all those are available. second, you work on conservation including composite material. ups has a new then there are expementing with that is a composite material rather
CNN
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
or india or accepted today, de facto in the nuclear weapons. but the north korean case so different from india or pakistan. this is a smaller -- a small and opaque country, a record of proliferating bad things, whether that's ballistic missiles or nuclear technology. so there's no way that the united states or the world can accept this country as a nike lar weapon state. >> vick to cha, thank you so much for joining us. kiran? oh. >> live out to rob marciano. he's hanging out somewhere on friday. where is he today? he's at the world's largest yardsale. that's right, he's hunting for bargains this morning. there he is. >> what is that? it's some kind of pottery. >> vase or -- >> who knows what he's going to find. >> hello! >> he's going to join us to tell us how they pulled this thing off. >> that looks fantastic. . unlock an outdoor dreamland for your indoor cat. exciting flavor combinations, plus a touch of garden greens make it irresistible. indoor delights. feed the senses. it's the chevy open house. and now, with the cash for clunkers program, a great deal gets even better. let us re
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 8:00pm EDT
congress on issues related to india, pakian, afanistan and the u.s. image abroad. she taube-- coach share the working group, an independent bipartisan working group made up of a handful of u.s. experts the publhed aept in september of 2008 entitled, the u.s. and pakistan, the next cpter. the for joining heritage she was a profeional staff member of the senate foreign relations committee where she handled the portfolio for the committee chairman senator richard lugar. from 2001 to 2003, she serd as a senior adviser in the state department of south asia beau or she buys the sifton secretary on india, pakistan relations. in the late 1990 she servedith the central intelligence agency as a political analyst on south asia. she so served as a political officer to the u.s. embassies i islamabad in new delhi in the early 1990's, where she earned a maritime-- meritorious honor award from the state department as well as the honors for her anytical work on indo-pakistani relations. most recently she visited afghanistan in late june as part of a nato opinion leade delegation. speaking just before her
FOX News
Aug 3, 2009 1:00pm EDT
, and they want to continue to compete with india and china, they may need to change their regulations. martha: how do they think they can fix these problems? >> the legislator needs to look at how this will affect their manufacturing base. by the end of world war ii, one out of three jobs was in manufacturing. now it is one out of 10. also, there should be a deadline. if you tell me to do this, the government should have a deadline to get the permit done. if you cannot get it done, i should get a discount on the fees that the government had to pay. basically, making the government live up to their promises. martha: it would have to work both ways. the government should have to be accountable for their own deadlines as well. >> that is right. if not, the state would lose read it -- revenue. they could be strung along forever. trace: in the meantime, breaking news from baja, california. there was an earthquake that struck their. the first earthquake am was 45 minutes ago. that one was moderate, 5.8 magnitude. the second one was massive, 6.9. the earthquake in northridge california was 6.7. befo
FOX News
Aug 13, 2009 11:00am EDT
and india have had bad weather. so if you put that together, we're seeing shubert prices in the market hit 28-year highs. so a lot of action. major companies like general mills and kraft wrote a letter saying they need a reduction in tariffs on imports of sugar, and this is the reason why. they think that by the end of the year on supply will only have a 13-day supply of sugar in the united states. they are worried, and having to handle some of these higher prices. if these prices, some say, do not come down, we will have to have them on to consumers. and of course we're in a recession, and that is not good. again, what these companies want to do right now, they can import sugar and do not have to pay a tariff. what they want to do is be allowed to import even more so they can help mitigate some higher prices, but when demand is up and supply is down, you are not really going to avoid those higher prices. what will happen is that as consumers, we will pay more, or you will see more artificial sweeteners, like corn syrup, being used in certain products. so we see prices come down, because i
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of sweet out there and less sugar getting grown. it doesn't help that india the world's second largest producer suffers from a bad drought. like most economic issues these days, politics is a big part of the recipe. food companies pay higher prices for u.s. sugar because it's artificially high. kept that way for powerful lawmakers supporting the sugar beet and cane sugar farmers. chocolate and cookie makers want president obama to allow them to have more sugars overseas. there is a big debate simmering about that. even whether there is really a shortage of sugar in spite of the high prices. before you go to sugar shock, fearful you won't get hersheys, america won't likely run out of sugar. we don't emergency reserve like we do with the other commodity we crave, oil, but many of producers have stock piles so there is no need to horde the favorite food, though the world futures for the sweet stuff is on a sugar high in the economic times, racing prices for sugar, and like is one temptation most big food firms might have to resist. >> shannon: all right. i have to tell you that the produc
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
in hindi and nobody who's college educated in india they have a serious condition that they can't afford to treat and being able to buy a ticket and come. that would be more of a phenomenal on the most educated with one very notable exception. maybe at the border there would be people who come across the border to get medical care. there are -- and that would be another example. there are about 400,000 births to say illegal immigrants in the united states each year comprising 1 out of every 10 births in the u.s. what percentage are people who arrive pregnant, women who cross the border or overstay a visa pregnant. it could be a large number, 20,000 and it could cost taxpayers millions and it certainly does but it's hard to get a handle on how big is that is potentially but as robert pointed out, that if you don't verify which is what this new bill considers, that could grow much larger than whatever it is now. >> i would consider the precedent for medical tourism to be quite strong indeed because we've already done this once as a nation or something very similar. in the 1980s and 1990s,
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and china, india and age of the most in escaping poverty even if it meant greater hardship to the middle class, the u.s. and europe. but if you look past nationality, what is wrong with helping the poorest in the world first? finally, always hold last is an explanation of the situation you don't completely understand an accusation that those who participated in our cost the crisis were somehow irrational or even stupid. i work with these folks on wall street for ten years and i can promise you there are many things-- they are many things that they are not stupid. similarily to blame the crisis on wall street by calling wall streeters greedy to me seems to miss the point. greed is what wall street does and has always done. there is no wall street without greed. why else would someone watch his life disappear as he watched a 19-inch computer screen only to grab a morsel or crumb of profit in try to get rich off of it. greed his been in our genes for hundreds of thousands of years. the genes have not mutated so they in the last 30 years to make is more greedy. and to those behavioral econom
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
trade, which is to say europe, china, japan, maybe in the future brazil, india and so on, as long as they are not on this fta list and the ogrin is marginal. then you have the doha round. centrality of agriculture to it is very important to poor countries and i think american farm -- farmers and ranchers have a good case to say that their industry is more restricted and more limited by foreign trade barriers than any other. agriculture is about eight or 10% of american exports which is not going to go even if there is a big and successful doha round. so i think if the administration goes to the public and says we want to make a big push for doha at least as it is and for these fta is the public will say the president is a smart guy, i kind of trust in. not got much to do with me. and given that trade is a difficult issue within the democratic party, i think of the administration is going to make a big push for trade, and spend political capital on it, it needs to have a somewhat different agenda that will do more for america as an economy and do more for our national security goal
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
for " the new york times." you traveled with president obama with to india recently. the headline was, obama visits economically depressed region. we were talking to the mayor about jobs and job creation beard what was your take away from the trip and the challenges? guest: we want to the county, not that far from my home town of toledo, ohio, so it felt sort of like going home. it was a relatively small group of 200 people, but most of them were people who had gotten their jobs back after being laid off, in part due, they think, to stimulus money from the federal government in that the stimulus encouraged netstar to come in and buy their own company that had gone bankrupt. host: over the last few weeks as we were beginning to see some upbeat language from the treasury department and the fed about the economy, we keep hearing concerns by economists that this might be a jobless recovery. what does that mean, and how can you have a recovery without more jobs? guest: and that we start from a lower base. we have gone down so far in what some call the great recession, that you can recover, but yo
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2009 8:00pm EDT
against it. and india has a campaign against it, and with their interesting diet, as they are chunking it with fast-foods, and people are too busy and have limited amounts of disposable income. the other night i went to the annual intercity food bank. and it's wonderful, they are terrific. and they were honoring my friend, jon bon jovi, that's a good citizen, and i was by and supporting then. food bank has lost a lot of money because of the collapse of so many wall street institutions and financial efforts. and they feed a huge number of people, our food bank does every year. they were saying, we may have a million more people in new york city who are short of food because of this economic collapse. and the ultimate irony of that struck me, because we have more people who are at risk of childhood obesity in new york city. how can that be? >> because of the way that instability and inequality play out in society. the children at the risk of being hungry are on the other side of knife's edge of being obese. and those who are susceptible to being obesity are at the risk of barely being ab
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
that will make the difference as to what regions have the most vibrant economy. we are competing against india, china, singapore, korea. gretchen: so many people would take you to task by saying that you could use the money that you already have for education and spend it more wisely. >> we have done that. we did not produce the results by accident. we did it by targeting spending. we said, here is money for pre- k education. here is money for after-school tutoring. here is money to put a laptop in every desk in a high school. brian: newt gingrich, jeb bush, and the president all seem to agree. i think we could use something, a topic that we get along with it, rather than the friction which health-care greenspan. >> i agree. spending, if it is done well, and targeted, it can make the difference. that was my message to the legislature. they should be proud of what they have done. the appropriated the money. steve: it is always progress when we get you on the show, governor ed rendell. thank you. gretchen: a high school official now on trial for city in a prayer in school banquet. she did not ev
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Aug 11, 2009 10:00am EDT
friendly towards india, so they are sheltering these as an asset on behalf of pakistan. it will be difficult to be successful meaningfully in afghanistan as long as group like this network and the taliban continue to be harbored without interference on the pakistani side of the border. host: this morning this writer writes the article saying "american officials have grown increasingly disenchanted with karzai's leadership of the past five years. " guest: yes, it is certainly cause for concern. one of the things we realized this summer is that governments, the ability to govern, or degree to which is correct, or taking predatory actions -- this is a winner of this position. will not fall to the network or the taliban anytime soon, but we have been discharged and largely by the way, some of the behavior that thoughkarzai government has engaged -- that the karzai has engaged in of the last few years. the corruption. everywhere i went this past summer, every direction -- all over afghanistan, each identified government corruption. we have some issues with that karzai regime
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Aug 19, 2009 2:00am EDT
regions of india and will have higher percentage of voting. to give us some more perspective, specifically in those two provinces, what do you expect the voter turnout to become to give us a perspective on the south and east? > is difficult to predict exactly on the day and measure the number of people who have the confidence you can come forward -- who will have the confidence to come forward. certainly it stands to reason that those people living in areas that have been subject to the most recent security operations will probably fall in one camp or the other pretty readily. they will either relish the opportunity to take part in normal activities, or they might fear that the presence of troops to remove the threat of the insurgents is such that maybe they do not feel secure given that there has been a sense of engagement and activities involving troops and aircraft near the vicinity. i think it is important for them to take part in the activities and move out of their communities and take part in this process. i would think we're looking at and reports from our commanders down south wou
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Aug 8, 2009 11:00pm EDT
-defined, bureaucratically-controlled mess that has no capacity to compete with china and india in the next generation. the decisions that we're making this year, next year, the year after are unbelievably important. your help this summer in making sure that everyone you know calls your congressman and your senators to tell them not to pass a giant energy tax that will crush the economy and not to pass a giant government-run health program that will crush the economy, this summer you have a chance to help change history. your help over the next year in winning the argument on your campus, winning the argument on talk radio, winning the argument in letters to the the editor, going to town hall meetings, arranging for debates on key topics, setting the stage for a 2010 election which sends a signal we want america to get back on the right track. and then through that, setting the stage for the 2012 election where we end up having once again, as with jimmy carter, ensure that liberalism is a one-term experience. i think that's the key to us being successful over the next generation. let me, if i could, t
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Aug 12, 2009 11:00pm EDT
this global warming tax when everyone in this room knows that china and india and the others are doing it, how will we have a manufacturing sector if we put an extra tenor 15% tax on american manufacturers and the rest of the world doesn't. i don't know about you but i think it is like economic harry carey to move forward with these and we party got our manufacturing sector fought on its back in now seems almost done page data to be talking about this global warming tax. other work -- other questions? >> [inaudible] [inaudible] >> let me say one thing about that, just one thing. the question about why is it that we look at the data and we come to polar opposites conclusions and the answer is i don't really know. every time i give talks about the book the first question is this stuff seems so obvious, and the fact that you just said the lower taxes is pretty obvious you get more of economics and there. we don't think these are radical ideas and we think the evidence is pretty solid and so i don't have a good explanation for how the other side comes up with the opsin collusions and i do think th
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Aug 10, 2009 12:00pm EDT
and is bound by. there are three nations in the world that did not sign. israel, india and pakistan. they are not bound by the treaty. but iran is. iran violated that treaty in a series of different respects, and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are way too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it demonstrates that iran has violated its nonproliferation treaty and responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are clearing their natural gas. so if they want electricity, they could generate electricity for a couple of cents a kilowatt because natural gas is free to the. >> host: what is the deal? >> guest: they have no way to export it. liquefied natural gas plant would be very expensive and there are no gas pipelines running from iran to market. >> host: back to pakistan for a moment. a full page of photographs for afghans. a new test of democracy. the presidential election, their elections are coming up in 10 days, august 20. what are your hopes fo
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